a creation of the highest excellence
an artist who has created classic works
authoritative, classical, classic, definitive(adj)
of recognized authority or excellence
"the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation"
of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture
"classic Cinese pottery"
classical, classic, Greco-Roman, Graeco-Roman, Hellenic(adj)
of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures
"classical mythology"; "classical
A perfect and/or early example of a particular style.
An artistic work of lasting worth
A major, long-standing sporting event
exemplary of a particular style
exhibiting timeless quality
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Origin: From classique, from classicus, from classis
alt. of Classical
a work of acknowledged excellence and authority, or its author; -- originally used of Greek and Latin works or authors, but now applied to authors and works of a like character in any language
one learned in the literature of Greece and Rome, or a student of classical literature
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Classic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3700
Rank popularity for the word 'Classic' in Nouns Frequency: #2202
Rank popularity for the word 'Classic' in Adjectives Frequency: #498
The numerical value of Classic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Classic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A classic is a book which people praise and don't read.
A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.
It could be said that the AIDS pandemic is a classic own-goal scored by the human race against itself.
When you read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before.
When you reread a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before.
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Translations for Classic
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- klassiek, klassiekeAfrikaans
- кла́сика, класически, образе́цBulgarian
- Klassiker, klassischGerman
- klassikko, perinteinen, klassinen, antiikin, klassistiFinnish
- clasaic, clasaiceachIrish
- クラシック, 古典Japanese
- klasseschLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- wódáaniiNavajo, Navaho
- класси́ческий, образе́ц, кла́ссикаRussian
- klassisk, tidlösSwedish
- cổ điểnVietnamese
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